Gene Shaw Breakthrough

Clarence Eugene Shaw, sometimes credited as Gene Shaw (June 16, 1926, Detroit - August 17, 1973, Los Angeles) was an American jazztrumpeter. Shaw played piano and trombone as a child. He began playing trumpet around 1946 after hearing Dizzy Gillespie's Hot House while recovering from injuries sustained in the Army. He attended the Detroit Institute of Music and studied under Barry Harris, and played locally with Lester Young,Wardell Gray, and Lucky Thompson.[citation needed] He moved to New York City in 1956 and soon after began playing with Charles Mingus's Jazz Workshop in 1957. Among his credits with Mingus isTijuana Moods.[citation needed] Later that year he destroyed his instrument and quit music over a fight with Mingus. He did not return to playing until 1962, after which time he formed his own ensemble. He retired again in 1964 and returned to music once more in 1968.[citation needed] "Marj", The third track on his solo debut album Break Through was written for his wife Marjorie Belle Wilson of Kentucky. He is survived by children Keven Jean Shaw, Stacey Leah Shaw, and Lion Shaw

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Abdullah Ibrahim
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Abdullah Ibrahim (Arabic: عبدالله إبراهيم); born Adolph Johannes Brand on 9 October 1934), formerly known as Dollar Brand, is a South Africanpianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, ranging from traditional African songs to the gospel of the AME Church and ragas, to more modern jazz and other Western styles. Ibrahim is considered the leading figure in the sub-genre Cape jazz. Within jazz, his music particularly reflects the influence of Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington. With his wife, the jazz singer Sathima Bea Benjamin, he is father to the New York underground rapper Jean Grae, as well as to a son, Tsakwe.



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